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Rural Health Information Hub

Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG)
Grants for fire departments, EMS organizations, and fire academies for equipment, training, personnel wellness programs, capital funding, and collaboration/regional communication efforts.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Feb 10, 2023
Sponsors: Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
School-Based Interventions to Promote Equity and Improve Health, Academic Achievement, and Well-Being of Students
Funding to protect and improve the health and well-being of school-age children and adolescents in underserved and disproportionately affected communities. Projects should increase physical activity, healthy dietary behaviors, and self-management of chronic health conditions among students and implement strategies and activities at the school level that promote student and staff health. Projects should also address social determinants of health and reach populations such as racial/ethnic minority students, students receiving free and reduced lunch, students of lower socioeconomic status, and those who live in rural/sparsely populated areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 11, 2023
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
CHS Seeds for Stewardship Grants
Matching grants to cooperatives for programs to strengthen hometown communities, with priority given to projects that enhance agriculture safety, farmer well-being, agriculture education, and rural community vitality.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2023
Sponsor: CHS Community Investment
Matching Assets To Community Health (MATCH) Program
Funding for projects in Iowa and South Dakota that address healthy eating and active lifestyles.
Geographic coverage: Iowa and South Dakota
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2023
Sponsor: Wellmark Foundation
Carolyn Watson Rural Oklahoma Community Foundation Grants
Grants for projects in eligible rural Oklahoma counties in the areas of health and safety, economic development, literacy, libraries, arts, culture, and history.
Geographic coverage: Specific rural counties in Oklahoma
Application Deadline: Feb 17, 2023
Sponsor: Carolyn Watson Rural Oklahoma Community Foundation
Health Services Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to encourage innovative exploratory and developmental health services research to improve minority health and/or reduce health disparities at the healthcare system-level, as well as within clinical settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 17, 2023
Sponsors: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Elevate Youth California: Supporting Capacity Building for Community Organizations Working in Substance Use Disorder Prevention
Grants to strengthen the capacity of emerging grassroots community-based organizations and tribal organizations in California to use innovative practices for substance use disorder prevention among youth ages 12-26. Populations of focus are low-income, rural and/or urban racial, ethnic, and cultural communities disproportionally impacted by the war on drugs.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Feb 20, 2023
Sponsors: California Department of Health Care Services, The Center at Sierra Health Foundation
Connecticut Health and Environmental Justice Grants
Grants for projects in Connecticut that focus on health, environmental justice, and disparities in health outcomes based on geographic location.
Geographic coverage: Connecticut
Application Deadline: Feb 22, 2023
Sponsor: Connecticut Community Foundation
Texas Primary Prevention of Cancer
Funding to implement evidence-based strategies to ensure that all Texans benefit from cancer prevention knowledge. Projects will include interventions to reduce cancer risk, disease burden, and cancer disparities and address social determinants that contribute to cancer burden and disparities. Applications must include the delivery of interventions to non-metropolitan (rural) and/or medically underserved counties in the state.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Feb 23, 2023
Sponsor: Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas
GATHER Food Sovereignty Grants
Grants for projects that lead to self-directed, well-resourced, community supported food systems in Native communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 26, 2023
Sponsor: First Nations Development Institute